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Study discovers new therapy for rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder
New York | May 29, 2023 7:39:27 PM IST
Mount Sinai researchers claim to have discovered a novel therapy for rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder. This disorder affects approximately 3 million Americans, usually, seniors over the age of 50, who sometimes inadvertently physically pl ... read..


Research discovers role of previously unknown protein in obesity, diabetes
Boston (Massachusetts) | May 29, 2023 7:39:21 PM IST
Obesity affects more than 40 per cent of Americans and the trend is expected to increase. Obesity and obesity-related disorders have few therapy or prevention options. It is a substantial national healthcare and public health burden that increases the ris ... read..


Multivitamin improves memory in older adults: Study
New York | May 29, 2023 3:09:50 PM IST
A comprehensive study headed by experts at Columbia University and Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard found that taking a daily multivitamin pill helps reduce age-related memory deterioration. ... read..


Study: Type 2 diabetes medication may be used to treat autoimmune disease
Washington | May 28, 2023 11:09:28 PM IST
A drug often used to treat type 2 diabetes, according to research from Swansea University, may also be used to treat autoimmune diseases. ... read..


Risk biomarkers may be used to anticipate severe stem cell transplant adverse effects: Research
Washington | May 28, 2023 10:39:16 PM IST
Medical professionals are getting closer to developing a risk biomarker that will let them know which of their paediatric stem cell transplant patients are most likely to have sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS), a potentially lethal side effect. ... read..


Strong legs improve prognosis for heart attack patients: Study
Prague | May 28, 2023 8:09:09 PM IST
Researchers found, people with strong legs are less likely to develop heart failure after a heart attack. It is claimed as per research presented at Heart Failure 2023, a scientific conference of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). ... read..


Study finds how eating lots of sugar can make inflammatory bowel disease worse
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | May 28, 2023 5:38:38 PM IST
According to a recent study from the University of Pittsburgh, in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), extra sugar inhibits cells that regenerate the colon's lining. The results, which were published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterolog ... read..


Research shows how time of day determines effectiveness of cold exposure in fat burning
Washington | May 28, 2023 4:39:47 PM IST
Short-term exposure to cold temperatures stimulates brown fat, which burns calories and has emerged as a popular target for promoting cardiometabolic health. ... read..


Study reveals exercise helps to protect against major brain haemorrhage
Gothenburg | May 28, 2023 3:41:10 PM IST
According to a study from the University of Gothenburg, regular physical activity and exercise may reduce bleeding in persons suffering from intracerebral haemorrhage. The importance of physical activity in brain protection is emphasised by the researcher ... read..


Study suggests how monitoring blood vessel changes improves detection of brain diseases
Washington | May 27, 2023 11:40:03 PM IST
Researchers from Brown University revealed how it is feasible to track the development of brain blood arteries over a prolonged period of time. ... read..


"It's high time that we normalize and acknowledge menstruation": Health experts share views ahead of Menstrual Hygiene Day
New Delhi | May 27, 2023 11:09:36 PM IST
Menstrual Hygiene Day which is celebrated every year on May 28 highlights the importance of good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) at a global level. Ahead of the day, some health experts shared their views to create awareness among people. ... read..


Poor eating habits among students may lead to lifetime of illness: Study
Washington | May 27, 2023 8:39:15 PM IST
A team of researchers warns that poor eating habits formed during post-secondary education may lead to obesity, respiratory diseases, and depression in the future. ... read..


Walking enhances brain connectivity and cognition in old people: Study
Washington | May 27, 2023 5:09:31 PM IST
A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health finds that walking strengthens connections within and between three brain networks, including one connected to Alzheimer's disease, adding to the growing body of evidence that exercise en ... read..


Walking improves brain connectivity, memory in older adults, finds study
Washington | May 26, 2023 11:09:51 PM IST
A new research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health shows that walking increases connections within and between three brain networks, including one linked to Alzheimer's disease, adding to the increasing body of data that exercise benef ... read..


Intravenous, periarticular corticosteroids improve rehabilitation measures after knee replacement
Washington | May 26, 2023 8:10:10 PM IST
A combination of intravenous and periarticular corticosteroids did not enhance pain control in patients having total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but may improve important measures of functional recovery in the days after surgery, according to a study. ... read..


Study reveals how cancers in distant organs change liver function
New York | May 26, 2023 9:39:48 AM IST
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine found that cancer often releases molecules into the bloodstream that pathologically modify the liver, sending it into an inflammatory state, causing fat accumulation, and disrupting its typical detoxification processe ... read..


Type 2 diabetes medicine may treat autoimmune disorders: Study
Washington | May 25, 2023 10:08:21 PM IST
Researchers at Swansea University discovered that a medicine frequently used to treat type 2 diabetes might possibly be used to treat autoimmune illnesses. ... read..


Social stress, problem-solving deficits contribute to teen girls suicide risk: Study
Washington | May 25, 2023 9:40:22 PM IST
Teen females who have more trouble efficiently resolving interpersonal difficulties when they are under social stress, as well as those who have more interpersonal stress in their lives, are more likely to engage in suicidal behaviour, according to a stud ... read..


Your thoughts may harm your neck, back during lifting tasks: Study
Ohio | May 25, 2023 9:40:14 PM IST
According to a new study, the emotional distress of mental dissonance - receiving knowledge that contradicts how we act or what we think - might contribute to increased strain on the neck and low back during lifting and lowering tasks. ... read..


Study reveals why some Covid patients continue to have difficulty in exercising
California | May 25, 2023 9:39:05 AM IST
While some individuals are able to recover from the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection, others have continued to endure COVID-19 aftereffects for a very long time. The inability to exercise as much is one of these persistent COVID symptoms. But there are sti ... read..


Human T cells play key role in controlling respiratory syncytial virus infection: Research
North Carolina | May 25, 2023 9:39:00 AM IST
A new study has shown that human T cells have an important role to play in controlling Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection, a highly contagious and seasonal respiratory virus that mainly causes common cold symptoms in healthy adults but can cause ... read..


Protein can improve muscle function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Study
Washington | May 25, 2023 12:08:50 AM IST
A team of researchers has found that protein plays a vital role in the development of the immune system, they can slow down disease progression and improve muscle function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). ... read..


New chemical compound can stimulate potential in nerve regeneration: Study
London | May 25, 2023 12:08:40 AM IST
A study has identified a new compound that can stimulate nerve regeneration after injury, as well as protect cardiac tissue from the sort of damage seen in a heart attack. ... read..


Study finds biomarkers may help in treatment of acute kidney injury
Washington | May 24, 2023 11:08:35 PM IST
Hospital inpatients who acquire an acute kidney injury (AKI) often perform badly after discharge and have few therapy choices. ... read..


Living in an almshouse increases life expectancy: Study
Washington | May 24, 2023 9:39:28 PM IST
According to a new Bayes Business School analysis, living in an almshouse can increase inhabitants' longevity by up to two and a half years compared to those living in the broader community. ... read..


Life pressures may lead to multiple sclerosis flares, disability: Study
Washington | May 24, 2023 9:07:50 PM IST
A study headed by Michigan Medicine indicates that stresses across the lifespan, such as poverty, abuse, and divorce, are linked to deteriorating health and functional outcomes in patients with multiple sclerosis. ... read..


Study suggests diet that can improve blood pressure, sugar levels and weight control
Washington | May 24, 2023 12:08:57 AM IST
According to a study, adults who are overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing severe health issues. Experts disagree on the best dietary regimens and supportive measures to suggest, though. ... read..


Study reveals how B cells promote liver cancer with dangerous dual strategy
Heidelberg | May 23, 2023 11:10:57 PM IST
Autoaggressive T cells cause inflammatory fatty liver disease (NASH, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis) and the ensuing liver cancer. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) have finally discovered the cause of this harmful behaviour. They dis ... read..


WHO lauds Sri Lanka's efforts on trans fat to prevent premature deaths from coronary heart disease
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 23, 2023 9:38:53 PM IST
The World Health Organization on Tuesday lauded Sri Lanka for enacting legislation on trans-fat to protect health and prevent premature deaths from coronary heart disease. ... read..


People with respiratory problems should avoid cold drinks, ice cream in summer: Expert
New Delhi | May 23, 2023 6:11:18 PM IST
With the heatwave conditions persisting in the country, people tend to consume cold drinks, ice cream, and juices but one should refrain from them, said Dr NK Gupta, HOD of Pulmonary medicine at Safdarjung Hospital, advising people about basic rules to av ... read..


Women more likely to die following heart attack than men: Study
Prague | May 23, 2023 5:09:33 AM IST
According to findings presented at Heart Failure 2023, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), women are more than twice as likely as males to die following a heart attack. ... read..


Data from wearables might be a boon to mental health diagnosis: Study
Washington | May 23, 2023 4:37:52 AM IST
Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health illnesses in the United States, although more than half of those affected are neither identified nor treated. Mental health doctors are investigating the role of popular wearable fitness moni ... read..


Researchers find how hydrocortisone improve treatment of septic shock
California | May 23, 2023 12:08:11 AM IST
Sepsis is a global health problem, impacting 55 million patients and killing 11 million people each year. Sepsis treatment may include early detection, source management, antibiotics, fluids, vasopressors, and adjuvant therapy. For more than 50 years, cor ... read..


Study reveals how high-sugar diets can worsen inflammatory bowel disease
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | May 23, 2023 12:07:55 AM IST
According to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh, excess sugar inhibits cells that regenerate the colon's lining in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ... read..


Heart attack patients with strong legs have better prognosis: Study
Prague | May 22, 2023 6:07:26 AM IST
According to findings presented at Heart Failure 2023, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), people with powerful legs are less likely to develop heart failure following a heart attack. ... read..


Study shows pairing swallowable gastric balloon with anti-obesity medicine boosts weight loss
Washington | May 22, 2023 5:08:24 AM IST
The combination of the world's first and only procedure less swallowable gastric balloon--which is placed without surgery, endoscopy, or anaesthesia and naturally passes out of the body after approximately 16 weeks--and the commonly prescribed anti-obesit ... read..


Study discovers how time of day determines effectiveness of cold exposure in fat burning
Washington | May 22, 2023 4:36:58 AM IST
Brief exposure to cold temperatures activates brown fat, which burns calories and has become a prominent target to promote cardiometabolic health. ... read..


Researchers reveal how looking at clock while trying to sleep affects insomnia
Indiana | May 22, 2023 4:07:46 AM IST
Keeping an eye on the time as you try to fall asleep, according to an Indiana University researcher, increases insomnia and the need for sleep medicines; but, a small change could improve your sleep quality. ... read..


Study illustrates how cells choose DNA repair methods
Daejeon | May 22, 2023 12:10:09 AM IST
DNA is usually regarded as the blueprint for life and is essential for an organism to perform biological tasks. A range of factors, including radical metabolites, radiation, and other hazardous substances, can cause DNA damage. Because DNA is a two-strand ... read..


Study sheds new light on microbiota of hip, knee osteoarthritis
Pennsylvania | May 21, 2023 11:38:58 PM IST
According to a study, next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) methods reveal the presence of bacterial DNA in surgical specimens of hip and knee arthritis from patients having first-time total joint arthroplasty. ... read..


Does AI voice coach help in treating depression? Find out
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:39:10 PM IST
An academic team from the University of Illinois at Chicago recently conducted a pilot study, and the results point to the possibility that artificial intelligence could be useful in the treatment of mental illness. ... read..


How does mother's vegan diet affect the development of a newborn? Find out
Amsterdam | May 21, 2023 7:39:03 PM IST
A study says that a vegan diet has no impact on the levels of carnitine and vitamin B2 in breast milk, two nutrients essential for a newborn's growth. The Amsterdam University Medical Center's study found these facts. ... read..


Dementia study suggests how harmful proteins spread through brain
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:09:22 AM IST
A recent study suggests that fresh insights on the spread of toxic proteins that collect in the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients may hold the key to slowing the disease's progression. ... read..


Moving from troubled areas to better surroundings may aid kids with asthma: Study
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:09:20 AM IST
A new study discovered that children who moved from troubled areas to better ones had better asthma control. ... read..


Even minor traffic noise has negative impact on work performance: Study
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:09:19 AM IST
Researchers from Chalmers' Division of Applied Acoustics conducted a laboratory experiment in which test subjects were subjected to concentration tests while hearing background traffic noise. Before rating their perceived workload, participants were asked ... read..


Few young cancer survivors face a higher risk of early heart failure: Study
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:09:15 AM IST
Imagine overcoming cancer only to discover that the medication that saved your life comes with a brand-new health risk: heart failure. ... read..


Study shows how shift work may affect fertility
Washington | May 21, 2023 7:09:13 AM IST
According to a study presented at the 25th European Congress of Endocrinology, female mice can be put to shift work-like patterns for only four weeks before their biological clocks are thrown off and their ability to conceive is diminished. The study adds ... read..


Blood samples may predict kidney disease in type 2 diabetes patients: Study
Washington | May 21, 2023 6:38:38 AM IST
A conceptual framework has been created by researchers to predict if a person with type 2 diabetes may develop renal damage. ... read..


Evidence of stress hormones in hair may reveal who is prone to get heart disease: Study
Dublin | May 20, 2023 11:39:43 PM IST
The presence of glucocorticoids, a group of steroid hormones secreted in response to stress, in a person's hair, may indicate which of them is more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the future, according to new research being presented at ... read..


Study reveals how managing cardiovascular disease risk helps preserve physical function
Boston (Massachusetts) | May 20, 2023 4:39:11 PM IST
Managing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, according to a recent study, may have a role in sustaining physical function as we age. ... read..


Uncontrolled hunger in teenagers living with obesity can have several consequences
Washington | May 20, 2023 4:38:44 PM IST
New research being presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Dublin, Ireland (17-20 May) reveals that teenagers who are obese and who claim that hunger is preventing them from losing weight (hunger-barrier ALwO) have a more negative perceptio ... read..


Study finds how intestinal bacteria effects growth of fungi
Jena | May 20, 2023 9:40:20 AM IST
The bacteria in the gut offer information about the number of potentially harmful Candida fungus present. Surprisingly, lactic acid bacteria are among them, which are renowned for their potential to protect against fungal illnesses. ... read..


Kids gut bacteria predict whether they will be overweight at 5 years old: Study
Washington | May 20, 2023 7:38:58 AM IST
The composition and amount of gut bacteria in kids at 3.5 years old predict body mass index (BMI) at age 5, regardless of whether they were born prematurely or not, according to new research, being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (EC ... read..


Study reveals our brain prefers positive sounds that come from our left
Washington | May 20, 2023 7:09:18 AM IST
Physically, the sounds we hear around us are characterised by their frequency and loudness. But sounds have meaning for us beyond those parameters: they might be pleasant or unpleasant, threatening or reassuring, engaging and rich in information, or merel ... read..


Brain's primary auditory cortex is more responsive to human vocalizations
Washington | May 19, 2023 8:08:47 PM IST
As per a study, the subjective experience of sound involves various psychological and cognitive factors that give sounds additional meaning and significance. ... read..


Study finds how chemical exposure increases risk of Parkinson's disease
San Francisco | May 19, 2023 6:39:16 PM IST
Parkinson's disease risk may rise by 70 percent after two years of prolonged exposure to TCE, a liquid chemical that remains in the air, water, and soil. ... read..


Study reveals how cells select DNA damage repair pathways
Daejeon | May 19, 2023 12:08:38 PM IST
DNA is widely recognized as the blueprint for life, and it is required for an organism to assist biological functions. DNA may be damaged by a variety of circumstances, including radical metabolites, radiation, and some toxic compounds. Because DNA is a t ... read..


Study gives more insight into microbiome of hip, knee osteoarthritis
Pennsylvania | May 19, 2023 10:09:30 AM IST
According to a study, next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) methods reveal the presence of bacterial DNA in surgical specimens of hip and knee arthritis from patients having first-time total joint arthroplasty. ... read..


Genes expressed in brain before birth can affect risk of childhood mental disease
Washington | May 19, 2023 5:38:00 AM IST
Researchers have discovered a number of genes whose expression in the brain before birth may influence the risk of developing a variety of mental diseases during childhood. The team, led by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a founding ... read..


Time of day may determine amount of fat burned by cold exposure: Study
Washington | May 19, 2023 5:37:58 AM IST
Short-term cold exposure triggers brown fat, which burns calories and has become an appealing target for promoting cardiometabolic health. According to recent research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Dublin, Ireland this bio ... read..


AI voice coach shows promise in treating depression, anxiety: Study
Washington | May 19, 2023 5:37:56 AM IST
The findings of a recent pilot study headed by academics from the University of Illinois Chicago suggest that artificial intelligence may be a beneficial aid in the treatment of mental illness. ... read..


Vegan mothers' breastmilk contains two important nutrients: Study
Amsterdam | May 19, 2023 5:37:55 AM IST
The levels of carnitine and vitamin B2 in breastmilk, two elements crucial for the growth of a newborn, are not affected by a vegan diet. These are the findings of a study conducted by the Amsterdam University Medical Centre. ... read..


Researchers find how liver cells control biological clock
Paris | May 18, 2023 9:39:13 AM IST
To control their activity according to the time of day, organisms rely on a biological clock known as the 'circadian' clock. A central clock, made up of a collection of brain cells known as suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN), synchronises the circadian clocks f ... read..


Can exercise reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease?
Washington | May 18, 2023 8:38:54 AM IST
According to new research published in the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, frequent exercise such as cycling, walking, gardening, cleaning, and playing sports may lower the chance of getting Parkinson's disease. ... read..


Study reveals how common virus can cause multiple sclerosis
Solna | May 18, 2023 8:38:52 AM IST
The Epstein-Barr virus may cause multiple sclerosis or worsen the condition, according to new research from Sweden's Karolinska Institute. Some people have antibodies against the virus that mistakenly targets a protein in the brain and spinal cord, accord ... read..


High blood sugar linked to faster loss of brain power in stroke survivors: Study
Washington | May 18, 2023 8:38:47 AM IST
Surviving a stroke can have several long-term consequences, including an increased risk of dementia. However, one study suggests that blood sugar levels may play a significant role in this risk. ... read..


Adult friendships can overcome childhood trauma, even in baboons: Study
Washington | May 18, 2023 8:38:40 AM IST
Years of studies have demonstrated that having traumatic experiences as a child, such as having an alcoholic parent or growing up in a chaotic home, increases your chances of having poorer health and a lower chance of surviving. ... read..


Researchers discover targetable vulnerabilities in endocrine therapy-resistant breast cancer
Houston | May 17, 2023 5:37:49 PM IST
Resistance to therapy and metastasis, or the ability to expand outside the organ of origin, are key concerns in cancer because they give cancer the upper hand. ... read..


Study: Weight gain associated with higher risk of fatal prostate cancer in late teens, 20s
Washington | May 17, 2023 12:09:38 PM IST
Weight gain in a man's late teens and early twenties raises his chances of dying from prostate cancer later in life, according to a study presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Dublin, Ireland. ... read..


Study finds link between obesity with oral cancer immune escape
Michigan | May 17, 2023 9:08:16 AM IST
A mechanism for how obesity impacts the capacity of some oral malignancies to bypass the immune system has been uncovered in a study. ... read..


Research explains how shift work may influence fertility
Washington | May 17, 2023 7:08:58 AM IST
In accordance with research presented at the 25th European Congress of Endocrinology, female mice can be subjected to shift work-like patterns for just four weeks before their biological clocks are thrown off and their ability to conceive is diminished. T ... read..


Research: Identifies glycosylation enzyme critical in brain formation
Washington | May 17, 2023 7:08:52 AM IST
In a research from the University of California, Irvine, scientists found that the MGAT5 glycosylation enzyme plays a significant role in brain development. This finding may lead to new therapeutic applications for neural stem cells. ... read..


Few young cancer survivors confront higher risk of premature heart failure
Washington | May 17, 2023 7:08:50 AM IST
Imagine beating cancer only to realise that the medication that saved your life also came with a brand-new health risk: heart failure. ... read..


Scaling up of efforts needed to prevent, detect, control hypertension: WHO
New Delhi | May 16, 2023 12:40:07 PM IST
Hypertension is the single most important leading cause of cardiovascular disease mortality globally and in the WHO South-East Asia Region. With almost half of the people with hypertension in the Region unaware of their condition there is an urgent need t ... read..


Study: Recently found RNA molecules may aid in detection, treatment of esophageal cancer
Washington | May 16, 2023 7:38:18 AM IST
Irregularities in the body's genetic code for protein production have been linked to malignant tumours. However, most genetic material contains components whose purpose is unknown. ... read..


Research: Clinical trials of mRNA global influenza vaccine candidate begins
Washington | May 16, 2023 7:38:13 AM IST
A clinical trial of an experimental universal influenza vaccine developed by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Centre (VRC), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, has begun at D ... read..


Blood samples can predict kidney disease in type 2 diabetes patients: Study
Washington | May 16, 2023 12:08:45 AM IST
Researchers have developed a conceptual approach to predict whether a person with type 2 diabetes will develop kidney disease. ... read..


Dementia study shows how harmful proteins spread through brain
Washington | May 15, 2023 10:08:25 PM IST
According to a study, new insights on the spread of harmful proteins that accumulate in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease may hold the key to halting the illness's progression. ... read..


Study: Fear of childbirth intensified by Covid-19 pandemic
Washington | May 15, 2023 9:07:36 AM IST
According to a new Dartmouth study, the COVID-19 epidemic increased expectant women's anxiety about childbirth. ... read..


Study: Both metabolically healthy, unhealthy forms of obesity increase risk of various obesity-related cancers
Stockholm | May 15, 2023 6:37:22 AM IST
New studies reveal that both the metabolically healthy and unhealthy 'forms' of obesity are linked to an increased risk of several obesity-related cancers, with the association being more potent in metabolically unhealthy obesity. The studies were publish ... read..


Research: "Bonding hormone" oxytocin is clinically deficient
Washington | May 15, 2023 6:37:05 AM IST
Oxytocin is a hormone that regulates emotions and is crucial for social interaction. Although it has never been verified, it has previously been hypothesised that this hormone is deficient in a number of illnesses, including autism. Researchers from the U ... read..


Gene mutations responsible for rare illness causing heart attack in youngsters: Study
Washington | May 14, 2023 10:37:33 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have discovered novel gene mutations responsible for a rare illness that causes heart failure in youngsters. They were subsequently able to discover how the mutation works and apply medi ... read..


Research reveals T cells can activate themselves to fight tumours
Washington | May 14, 2023 1:07:13 PM IST
When it comes to motivation, sometimes looking within is important. Cancer-fighting immune cells, according to new research, have identified a way to do just that. ... read..


Oxygen therapy improves heart function in COVID patients: Study
Barcelona | May 14, 2023 1:07:09 PM IST
A small randomised trial of people with post-COVID syndrome found that hyperbaric oxygen therapy enhances the heart's ability to contract correctly. ... read..


Study reveals traffic-related air pollution affects brain function
Irvine (California) | May 14, 2023 1:07:07 PM IST
According to a study from the University of California, Irvine, exposure to traffic-related air pollution causes memory loss, cognitive decline, and the activation of brain pathways linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease. ... read..


Study: Schizophrenia patients' symptoms grow by disrupted sleep, wakefulness trends
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | May 14, 2023 6:39:25 AM IST
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and those from Italy described common patterns of sleep disturbances and irregularities in daily rhythms of rest and activity across patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder, or SSD, in a paper that was j ... read..


Research allows more insight into post-vaccine heart inflammation cases
New Haven (Connecticut) | May 13, 2023 11:37:32 PM IST
When the new Covid-19 vaccinations were introduced two years ago, public health experts discovered an increase in incidences of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, particularly among young guys who had received mRNA immunisations. However, i ... read..


Medicines can work effectively for daytime sleepiness: Research
Hamilton (Ontario) | May 13, 2023 11:07:57 PM IST
Dena Zeraatkar and Tyler Pitre of McMaster University have found that the medicine solriamfetol works most effectively for excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in persons with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). ... read..


Study finds how workplace accidents occur in moderately risky environments
Washington | May 13, 2023 4:09:13 PM IST
Although some people may believe that severely dangerous jobs have the greatest likelihood of workplace accidents, a recent study found that accidents are more likely to occur in moderately unsafe work settings. ... read..


Study discovers low levels of vitamin D association with long Covid
Bristol | May 13, 2023 2:08:34 PM IST
Long-term COVID risk has been observed to rise with low vitamin D levels, according to a study presented at the 25th European Congress of Endocrinology in Istanbul. ... read..


Study emphasises on role of physical activity during post-stroke recovery
Washington | May 13, 2023 1:07:34 PM IST
As per a study, physical activities are extremely important for patients who suffered a stroke. ... read..


Research: Investigating stem cells can assist develop individualised regenerative medicine
Washington | May 13, 2023 8:37:25 AM IST
Organelles, which are made up of various protein and RNA fragments inside of a cell, are crucial for maintaining homeostasis, controlling ageing and development, and producing energy. Cells can differ in their organelles both across and within different c ... read..


On World Nurses Day, experts stress need for upskilling
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Health experts have stressed the need for upskilling nurses in the evolving healthcare sector. ... read..


Goa Cong demands colour coding for water tankers to stop pollution
Panaji | Saturday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
Subsequent to incidents of water tankers transporting sewage 'caught red-handed' by people in south Goa, the Congress has demanded to make mandatory colour codes for water tankers in the coastal state. ... read..


5th edition of Global Ayurveda Festival to focus on health challenges
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
The fifth edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF 2023) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala from December 1 to 5, focusing on projecting Ayurveda's huge potential in addressing the health challenges of the present world and setting a platfor ... read..


US ends Covid vax mandate for foreign arrivals
Washington | Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The US has dropped the Covid vaccine mandate for all its international passengers, even as the country ends its Covid emergency status, the White House has announced. ... read..


Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy: Consequences in children
Washington | May 12, 2023 11:37:33 PM IST
Children of women who were obese or had diabetes during pregnancy developed certain epigenetic alterations that predisposed them to suffer from diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and the cardiovascular problems that resulted from them, according to resea ... read..


Study reveals how fatty liver leads to colorectal cancer
Washington | May 12, 2023 11:37:23 PM IST
Cedars-Sinai Cancer Centre researchers discovered that fatty liver, a condition commonly associated with obesity, promotes the progression of colon cancer to the liver. Their research, which was published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Metabolism, delv ... read..


Stress-management interventions might help individual healthcare workers: Study
Washington | May 12, 2023 10:07:25 PM IST
Individual healthcare professionals may benefit from interventions targeted at lowering work-related stress for up to a year after they are implemented. The findings of a Cochrane review of the most recent available data built on the findings of a previou ... read..


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